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Playlist

September 28, 2012

6:00 PM
Descarga Cubana
Artist : Israel Lopez Cachao
Album : Descargas Cubanas
Composer :
Label : T.H. Rodven
6:00 PM
If I Needed You
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:04 PM
Whispers in the Dark
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:05 PM
Sophia
Artist : Laura Marling
Album : A Creature I Don't Know
Composer :
Label : Domino
6:09 PM
Catch My Disease
Artist : Ben Lee
Album : Awake is the New Sleep
Composer :
Label : New West
6:10 PM
Lover¿s Eyes
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:13 PM
Down by the Water
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : The King Is Dead
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:16 PM
Yet Again
Artist : Grizzly Bear
Album : Shields
Composer :
Label : Warp
6:17 PM
Ghosts that We Knew
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:21 PM
Kids
Artist : MGMT
Album : Oracular Spectacular
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:22 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:24 PM
If I Needed You
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:28 PM
Lover¿s Eyes
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:30 PM
Lazuli
Artist : Beach House
Album : Bloom
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
6:35 PM
Swallowed By The Night
Artist : Sun Airway
Album : Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Luxury
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : It's Only Rock and Roll
Composer :
Label : UMVD Labels
7:06 PM
We Can’t Have Nice Things
Artist : Kelly Hogan
Album : I Like to Keep Myself In Pain
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:09 PM
Birdhouse In Your Soul
Artist : They Might Be Giants
Album : Flood
Composer :
Label : Restless
7:12 PM
Myriad Harbour
Artist : New Pornographers
Album : Challengers
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:16 PM
Bearing Witness
Artist : David Bazan
Album : Curse Your Branches
Composer :
Label : Barsuk
7:17 PM
This Head I Hold
Artist : Electric Guest
Album : Mondo
Composer :
Label : Downtown
7:20 PM
Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing
Artist : Chris Issak
Album : Forever Blue
Composer :
Label : Reprise / WEA
7:23 PM
The Only Place
Artist : Best Coast
Album : The Only Place
Composer :
Label : Mexican Summer
7:26 PM
Think I’m In Love
Artist : Beck
Album : The Information
Composer :
Label : Interscope Records
7:29 PM
Divine Hammer
Artist : The Breeders
Album : Last Splash
Composer :
Label : WEA/Elekra
7:32 PM
Hall of Mirrors
Artist : The Hello Sequence
Album : Negotiations
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:36 PM
Coast Reprise
Artist : The War On Drugs
Album : Wagonwheel Blues
Composer :
Label : Secretly Canadian
7:37 PM
A Heart Like Mine
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : 3 Pears
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros./Wea
7:42 PM
Found Out About You
Artist : Gin Blossoms
Album : New Miserable Experience
Composer :
Label : Acony Records
7:44 PM
I Might
Artist : Wilco
Album : The Whole Love
Composer :
Label : dBpm Records
7:48 PM
Angels
Artist : The xx
Album : Coexist
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
7:51 PM
I Walk on Gilded Splinters
Artist : Paul Weller
Album : The Wire: And All the Pieces Matter Five Years of Music from The Wire
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:56 PM
The Last Song I Will Write
Artist : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Album : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Composer :
Label : Thirty Tigers

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World Cafe
1:02 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Patrick Watson On World Cafe

Patrick Watson (right).
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 12, 2012 2:16 pm

Polaris Prize-winning singer-songwriter Patrick Watson makes music the way some directors make film: in three dimensions and with lots of emotion. With the aid of guitarist Simon Angell, percussionist Robbie Kuster and bassist Mishka Stein, Watson crafts songs that are experimental in nature, blending cabaret-style pop with classical and indie-rock music.

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World Cafe
3:49 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Debo Band On World Cafe

Debo Band.
Shawn Brackbill Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu October 11, 2012 1:18 pm

The 11-member group from Boston known as Debo Band has a sound influenced by the traditional music played in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the late '60s and early '70s. This style, labeled "Addis swing," came about amid the cultural freedom of that period, before a military coup put an end to the era. Ethiopian-American saxophonist Danny Mekonnen, who was born in Sudan and grew up in Texas, founded Debo Band, which released a self-titled album in July.

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World Cafe
3:21 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Field Report On World Cafe

Field Report.
Travis Whitty

Originally published on Wed February 20, 2013 12:41 pm

Field Report founder and frontman Chris Porterfield assumed his music career was over after he left the Wisconsin band DeYarmond Edison, which also featured Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and several current members of Megafaun. Following the band's 2006 breakup, Porterfield started writing music for the first time, taking years to hone his skills.

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World Cafe
7:03 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Next: Moon Taxi

Moon Taxi.
Courtesy of darkroomdemons.com

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 10:31 am

  • Hear new tracks from Moon Taxi

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World Cafe
10:24 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Beth Orton On World Cafe

Beth Orton.
Jo Metson Scott

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:13 pm

Until this week, it had been six years since Beth Orton released an album. In 1993, a chance meeting with Grammy-winning producer William Orbit led to the creation of her debut album, Trailer Park, as well as collaborations throughout the '90s with the likes of The Chemical Brothers. Her music was widely praised and dubbed "folktronica" — a blend of folk and electronic music.

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World Cafe
3:42 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Buena Vista Social Club On World Cafe

Idania Valdés.
Courtesy of the artist

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba, with the series Sense of Place.

The final installment of this series is all about the greatest Cuban cultural export of the last two decades: Buena Vista Social Club.

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World Cafe
1:59 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

David Wax Museum On World Cafe

David Wax Museum.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 11:38 am

David Wax Museum fuses traditional Mexican and American folk music into what the band calls "Mexo-Americana" — a style that's lively and unique. David Wax and Suz Slezak, the band's core members, met in Boston in 2007. After spending summers working with Quakers in rural Mexico, Wax spent a graduate fellowship year studying the local music of Mexico.

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World Cafe
1:43 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Iris DeMent On World Cafe

Iris DeMent.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 10, 2012 9:01 am

Singer-songwriter Iris DeMent was born the youngest child of a large Pentecostal family in rural Arkansas, and later moved to Southern California. DeMent grew up listening to traditional country and gospel music, which influenced her roots-folk sound, though she was 25 when she wrote her first song. It would take another five years for her to release her first album, Infamous Angel.

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World Cafe
4:42 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Next: The Lighthouse And The Whaler

The Lighthouse and the Whaler.
Ming Wu Courtesy of the artist
  • Hear two new tracks from The Lighthouse and the Whaler

The Lighthouse and the Whaler is a band based in Cleveland, Ohio, though its name actually references the waters off the coast of Massachusetts. Originally, Michael LoPresti and Aaron Smith were its only members, and the very first song they wrote together, "The Field Song," ended up picked for a Paste sampler CD.

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World Cafe
3:17 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Mumford & Sons On World Cafe

Mumford and Sons.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon December 31, 2012 1:03 pm

It took a while, but the London folk-rock band Mumford & Sons broke big with its 2009 debut album, Sigh No More. The album combines the raspy vocals of singer Marcus Mumford with lush harmonies and rootsy instrumentation on tracks that range from soothing to rocking.

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